Guanacaste Nights was a Fiesta for the Senses
January 25th & 26th, 2019

Our event weekend began at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas with an array of appetizers and cocktails served around the pool. A live DJ played while guests mixed and mingled as the sun began to set over the Pacific. Guests then migrated to Sentido Norte restaurant where a six course sit down dinner was served and live saxophone melodies created a wonderful ambiance. One dish was presented by each chef, inspired by local Guanacaste seasonal ingredients. The internationally acclaimed chefs from around the globe included John Mooney, Justin Smillie, Warner Ortega, Deuki Hong, Jose Lopez, Gilberto Briceño and Monica Phillips.

Guanacaste Nights Casa Chameleon Colorful Table
Guanacaste Nights Casa Chameleon Outdoors Playground
Guanacaste Nights Casa Chameleon Menu Board

Bountiful. Colorful. Flavorful.

The creative cuisine included everything from tuna tartare and kimchi shrimp to mahi mahi and lamb. Following dinner was a delectable dessert of sponge cake with fruit and caramel truffles. And the talent showed in the details of each unique creation of flavorful bites.

Guanacaste Nights Casa Chameleon Hors D'oeuvre
Guanacaste Nights Casa Chameleon Colors
Guanacaste Nights Casa Chameleon Drinks

Sunset at the pool

After dinner, guests reconvened around the pool for more music, plenty of socializing and even some dancing here and there.

Fiesta en la Plaza

The second evening of the event was a more casual celebration located in the town of Las Catalinas at Plaza Santa Lucia. This larger gathering included live music and entertainment, buffet stations with assorted traditional Guanacaste dishes and guest chefs at stations serving bite size appetizers based on their inspiration of Guanacaste.

Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Plaza
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Table Awaiting Guests
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Chefs Booth
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Course
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Herbs And Meat

We felt Guanacaste Nights was a very successful gastronomic weekend to be remembered and hope that guests thoroughly enjoyed being immersed in Guanacaste culture, food and traditions. We can’t wait for our next event.

Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Live Music
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Cocktails
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Pura Vida Smiles
Guanacaste Nights Las Catalinas Fiesta

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